PRG were the official service suppliers for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. The show, in its 62nd year, was held in Kiev’s International Exhibition Centre from May 9th-13th as Ukraine became host for the second time.
Salvador Sobral of Portugal won the annual event, which saw Florian Wieder, who has previously worked on projects including MTV Europe Music Awards, The X Factor, and Britain’s Got Talent, designed this year's stage, with lighting design by Jerry Appelt, who also designed the lighting in 2011 and 2012. In cooperation with Litecom, PRG provided lighting, video, and rigging for the show.
Working in Kiev was Jerry’s third time working on a Eurovision event, having also designed the shows for Dusseldorf in 2011 and Baku in 2012, as well as other productions, such as the Commonwealth Games ceremonies for Delhi in 2010.
He lead a team in the front of house area and includeMay 17, 2017